About Kat

Kat is a married mom of three kids aged 13, 4, and 2 that lives close to Birmingham, AL. She loves cats, books, cooking, hockey (especially the Chicago Blackhawks & Pittsburgh Penguins), and watching movies. She is an admitted nerd, comic book lover, action figure & barbie doll collector, blackjack dealer, beginner croupier, and all around queen of the dorks. You can reach her at everydimecounts@gmail.com to talk about product reviews, press trips, sponsorships, or brand messaging.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals


Disclaimer: The Walmart gift cards and information have been provided by P&G Today I wanted to bring attention to an amazing organization, The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which helps over 10 million children in the United States and Canada every year. I would also like to bring attention to Walmart and Pampers who donated $200,000 dollars to CMHN in June 2015.  You can make your own donations as well! Since 1983 over five billions dollars has been raised to support research, training, purchase equipment and pay for care provided … [Read more...]

Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle on DVD NOW!

My kids love George. He is the cutest, most curious monkey there ever was and we see a lot of him in our house. My littles will sit and watch Georgia (thats what my son calls him) all day long if I would let them. So when we heard there was a new movie coming out my kids were super excited. I knew they would love Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle which released today on DVD and Digital HD. It has an all star voice cast with stars like Angela Bassett, John Goodman, Frank Welker, Jeff Bennett, and Alexander Polinsky. There are four sing along clips … [Read more...]

Going Back to Los Angeles for the #AntManEvent


Recently I was sprinkled with a little pixie dust from my wonderful, beautiful Disney pals. I was invited to attend the #AntManEvent in Los Angeles celebrating the release of Ant-Man in theaters. After two events in this past year you would think I would be old hat at these kind of things. I totally burst out crying and called everyone I know before I even responded back. A MARVEL premiere. It's like I waited my whole life for this. I was made for this event. My love for Marvel knows no bounds and I even got out my old comic books to brush up on my … [Read more...]

Silly, Scary and Sexy: Fun and Frugal Ways to Reuse Halloween Costumes

sexy woman in catwoman suit lying on stairs

Old Halloween costumes shouldn’t have to gather dust in the attic when there are so many great ways to reuse and repurpose them. Here are just some of those ways. UpCycle Instead of recycling, “upcycle.” In other words, if your little one went one year as a witch or a pirate, maybe you can reuse that for a school play or something. They could also wear it to a costume-theme party or for some other creative use. Swap Costumes You can also swap costumes. This doesn’t always work, but it can. If your children (or you) are the same size as a … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Splurge on HIBICLENS Antimicrobial Soap


Moms everywhere are wondering how they can save money at every turn. The goal for this post is to help you justify splurging on a revolutionary health product that will save you time and money in the long run. The world is filled with germs and bacteria that could keep your family under the foot of sickness. Washing your hands daily with HIBICLENS® helps you prevent the contraction and spread of disease and illness. HIBICLENS is a medical grade antimicrobial hand soap trusted by hospitals, healthcare professionals, and moms for everyday germ … [Read more...]

Worth of Souls Book Trailer Release!

We are so excited to share the covers for this amazing series - Worth of Souls. The first book will be released July 6, book 2 July 8, and book 3 July 10 but you can pre-order NOW so they come to your eReader the day of release! Check out the Book Trailer. Bonnie R Paulson plays the mother!! Cost of Survival, Book #1 Anger isn’t an emotion anymore, it’s more of a survival mode I can’t afford to let go. My dad predicted World War III would happen in his life, but he died two years before… with my … [Read more...]

$10 Paypal GC Giveaway


Hey there people! I am running in the Blacklight 5k today and I love night runs!!! Ok maybe I am a little too excited but they are just so fun. Everyone should try them. Before I go I want to do this fun giveaway though! How about a $10 Paypal Cash giveaway? I know I can always use some extra money. Just enter on the giveaway form below. This giveaway is open to WW 18+ only and will run until 6/20 at 11:59 pm CST. There is a couple of daily entries including one super easy entry! While you are here you should totally click over to find … [Read more...]

Clorox Real Life Cleaning with Special Savings at Target! #RealLifeClean


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RealLifeClean #CollectiveBias   I am not the world's best cleaner. In fact I am probably more on the worst list. I have ADHD so I flit around the house doing half of one task and three quarters of another. So it helps when I have great cleaning supplies. It also helps when they are quick and easy to use. I think I need to hire one of the kids to clean for me. The teenager needs a summer job. Everyone dreams of a spotless home … [Read more...]

Fruit Crisps in Jars Recipe


This is the most adorable recipe ever. I love recipes in little jars like this Blackberry Mini Cheesecake Recipe. Now I have a wonderful new recipe for you and it is Fruit Crisps in Jars! Cute, delicious, and kids love them! 1 jar of blueberry, raspberry or strawberry preserves (the awesome thing about this recipe? You can use ANY flavor you wish!) - I used blueberry for mine. 1/2 C. flour  1/2 C. rolled oats (not quick cooking) 1/3 C. packed brown sugar 1/4 C. butter, melted (5) 4 oz jelly jars   Directions -  #1. Preheat the oven … [Read more...]

See Tom Hanks In The First Look at DreamWorks Pictures’ BRIDGE OF SPIES #BridgeofSpies


I mentioned at the beginning of the year that 2015 would bring great movies and that Tom Hanks was supposed to be in a spy movie in the Fall. Well now you can get your first look of BRIDGE of SPIES, directed by Steven Spielberg which is a dramatic thriller which tells the incredible story of an ordinary man placed in extraordinary circumstances. It will come out in theaters October 16th so I am sure I will have plenty more to share between now and then! "A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks … [Read more...]